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post #9 of Old 03-15-2011
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Originally Posted by fallard View Post
... Should you have a lightning strike or even a near strike, you are likely to lose the LEDs. This goes for lights inside the cabin as well as any attached to your mast.
And THAT is the best reason that I know of NOT to go with LED lights.

I believe that MaineSail has had some recent experience with lightning. With all the LED lighting that he has, it would be interesting to hear what was damaged.
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